Sharper Family History

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Sharper Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Harper, Sharer, Shirer, Sherer, Shaker, Shawler, Searer, Starner

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Sharper Family Origin

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Sharper Family Occupations

What did your Sharper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sharper family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharper. The most common Sharper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sharper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sharper ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sharper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sharper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 426 immigration records available for the last name Sharper. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 819 military records available for the last name Sharper. For the veterans among your Sharper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharper Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharper lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Sharper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sharper in 1955 was 53, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharper ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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